U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals

Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Diabetes & Endocrinology

These are the 50 top-ranked centers for children with serious diabetes or endocrine disorders. Management of diabetes, infection prevention and wide-ranging diabetes treatment options were among the kinds of data, collected from a detailed U.S. News survey of children's hospitals, that produced 83.3 percent of each hospital's score. The other 16.7 percent reflects how many of 450 pediatric diabetes specialists responding to surveys in 2012, 2013 and 2014 recommended the hospital for serious cases.

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Rank Hospital U.S. News Specialty Score Reputation with specialists Management of diabetic patients Use of infection-preventing measures Patient volume Nursing intensity
#37

Akron Children's Hospital

64.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Significant

50

Score: 18

Significant: 11 to 18 out of 26

Superior

100

Score: 23

Superior: 22 to 25 out of 25

High

75

Score: 33

High: 31 to 40 out of 48

Superior

100

Score: 3.1

Superior: 3.1 and above

#29

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

67.3 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.9%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Very good

75

Score: 19

Very good: 19 to 22 out of 26

Superior

100

Score: 24

Superior: 22 to 25 out of 25

High

75

Score: 39

High: 31 to 40 out of 48

Superior

100

Score: 3.5

Superior: 3.1 and above

#41

Arnold Palmer Medical Center

63.6 / 100

None

0.1

Significant

50

Score: 17

Significant: 11 to 18 out of 26

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 17 to 21 out of 25

High

75

Score: 38

High: 31 to 40 out of 48

Superior

100

Score: 3.1

Superior: 3.1 and above

#35

Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center

64.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Superior

100

Score: 24

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Very good

75

Score: 19

Very good: 17 to 21 out of 25

Average

50

Score: 21

Average: 16 to 30 out of 48

Inadequate

5

Score: 1.9

Inadequate: below 2.0

#48

Baystate Children's Hospital

61.0 / 100

None

0.1

Very good

75

Score: 20

Very good: 19 to 22 out of 26

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 17 to 21 out of 25

Average

50

Score: 22

Average: 16 to 30 out of 48

Average

50

Score: 2.4

Average: 2.3-​2.5

#1

Boston Children's Hospital

100.0 / 100

Very strong

100

Score: 72.7%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Superior

100

Score: 23

Superior: 22 to 25 out of 25

High

75

Score: 40

High: 31 to 40 out of 48

Superior

100

Score: 3.8

Superior: 3.1 and above

#18

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

72.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.1%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 19 to 22 out of 26

Superior

100

Score: 23

Superior: 22 to 25 out of 25

Very high

100

Score: 46

Very high: 41 to 48 out of 48

Superior

100

Score: 3.7

Superior: 3.1 and above

#4

Children's Hospital Colorado

87.9 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 43.7%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Very good

75

Score: 20

Very good: 19 to 22 out of 26

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 17 to 21 out of 25

High

75

Score: 38

High: 31 to 40 out of 48

Good

75

Score: 2.6

Good: 2.6-​3.0

#7

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

82.5 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 31.3%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 23 to 26 out of 26

Superior

100

Score: 24

Superior: 22 to 25 out of 25

High

75

Score: 40

High: 31 to 40 out of 48

Good

75

Score: 2.7

Good: 2.6-​3.0

#32

Children's Hospital of Alabama at UAB

66.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.2%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Significant

50

Score: 18

Significant: 11 to 18 out of 26

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 17 to 21 out of 25

High

75

Score: 36

High: 31 to 40 out of 48

Good

75

Score: 2.7

Good: 2.6-​3.0

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